Work Area: Anti-bribery

Former Madagascar official pleads not guilty to UK bribery charges

The former chief of staff to the president of Madagascar pleaded not guilty to charges that she allegedly sought bribes from a UK company to obtain mining licences in the country.

08 September 2023

Canadian businessman gets prison for high-level bribery scheme

A DC federal judge sentenced Naeem Tyab to three years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to pay Chadian diplomats $2 million to secure oil rights in the country for his energy startup.

07 September 2023

Malaysia seeks return of convicted former Goldman Sachs banker

Roger Ng was set to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons for 10 years on 6 September but will wait another month while the US and Malaysia work out terms on which to return him to his home country where he still faces criminal charges.

06 September 2023

SFO lawyer: “we don’t mind the revolving door”

A senior prosecutor at the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has called on private practice lawyers to come and work at the agency.

06 September 2023

US judge acquits ex-Fox exec and marketing company in football bribery case

District Judge Pamela Chen said Hernán López and Full Play Group can’t be convicted under the honest services wire fraud statute following a ruling by the Supreme Court. The decision could spur further motions for acquittal.

05 September 2023

Singapore regulator bans Roger Ng for life

05 September 2023

Mozambique president avoids Tuna Bonds lawsuit in London

05 September 2023

Steinmetz arrested in Cyprus over Romanian bribery conviction

04 September 2023

FCPA Docket: Fugees rapper hires top law firm

Fugees rapper Pras Michel hired a Washington, DC law firm to represent him following his conviction last spring; the DOJ said an adoption provider can pay for foreign officials to travel to the US; a witness in a trial of former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak detailed how he got paid in the 1MDB scandal.

31 August 2023

Connecticut oil executive charged in Petrobras bribery scheme

Prosecutors say Gary Oztemel conspired with his brother and a Brazil-based fixer to bribe Petrobras officials and launder proceeds of the scheme.

30 August 2023

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